<ul><li>How Governments Determine Citizen Participation </li></ul>
Democracy <ul><li>the government is elected by the people/citizens.  EVERY CITIZEN  who is eligible to vote has a chance t...
Autocracy <ul><li>One person possesses unlimited power. </li></ul><ul><li>The citizen has limited, if any, role in governm...
Oligarchy <ul><li>Government by the few such as a dominant clan or clique have power </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes a small g...
How Governments Determine  Citizen  Participation High Participation No/Low Participation AUTOCRACTIC CITIZENS Citizens GO...
What kind of Citizen Participation? <ul><li>A small group exercises control and most citizens have very little role. </li>...
What kind of Citizen Participation? <ul><li>Leader gains position via inheritance or military power and citizens have very...
What kind of Citizen Participation? <ul><li>Supreme power rests with the people and exercised by them directly or indirect...
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How Goverments Determine Citizenship

  1. 1. <ul><li>How Governments Determine Citizen Participation </li></ul>
  2. 2. Democracy <ul><li>the government is elected by the people/citizens. EVERY CITIZEN who is eligible to vote has a chance to have their say over who runs the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Leader/laws are determined either directly or through elected representatives. (representative) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Autocracy <ul><li>One person possesses unlimited power. </li></ul><ul><li>The citizen has limited, if any, role in government. </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest and most common </li></ul><ul><li>known to Maintain power </li></ul><ul><li>through inheritance or ruthless </li></ul><ul><li>use of military and police power. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Oligarchy <ul><li>Government by the few such as a dominant clan or clique have power </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes a small group exercises control, especially for corrupt and selfish purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>The citizen has a very limited role. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Governments Determine Citizen Participation High Participation No/Low Participation AUTOCRACTIC CITIZENS Citizens GOVERNMENT CITIZENS GOVERNMENT OLIGARCHIC GOVERNMENT CITIZENS DEMOCRATIC
  6. 6. What kind of Citizen Participation? <ul><li>A small group exercises control and most citizens have very little role. </li></ul>OLIGARCHY
  7. 7. What kind of Citizen Participation? <ul><li>Leader gains position via inheritance or military power and citizens have very little, if any, role in the government. People who speak out are usually silenced through use of power. </li></ul>AUTOCRACY
  8. 8. What kind of Citizen Participation? <ul><li>Supreme power rests with the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections. </li></ul>DEMOCRACY

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